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Ericaceous Compost

John Innes Ericaceous Compost (35 Litres)

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Ericaceous Compost - Description

  • Bag of Ericaceous Compost for Acid Loving Plants
  • Ideal for Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Forest Flames & Camellias
  • Ideal Blend of Nutrients for Best Growing Conditions
  • Weight: 21Kg
  • Quantity: 35 Litres
  • Brand: Westland

Delivery - Important Note - Please Read

  • We can only deliver orders of this compost by Fastway couriers
  • Please do not choose DPD as your courier for orders containing this compost

Ericaceous Compost - Specification

  • Peat: 45%
  • Nutrient Guide: Medium
  • pH: 4 - 5

Ericaceous Compost - Uses

  • Use when planting any acid loving plants such as:
    • Azales, Rhododendrons, Camellias, Pieris, Skimmia, Blueberry, Magnolias, Heather & Conifers
  • Will prevent leaf yellowing
  • Promotes healthy roots
  • Ideal for growing plants in containers & baskets

Ericaceous Compost - Advantages

  • Encourages better growth at all stages of plant development
    • Germination
    • Establishment
    • Healthy growth
  • Excellent blend of compost & John Innes formula
  • Will lower your soil's pH making it more acidic
  • This improves compost water holding ability & nutrient uptake ability
  • Creates the perfect growing medium for establishing seeds & seedlings
  • Great water retention capacity
  • While also being light & airy providing good air flow
  • This large bag of compost is sufficient for filling about 10 large hanging baskets

Ericaceous Compost - Notes

  • Asses your garden soil to determine it's pH before choosing which plants to grow
  • If you soil is alkaline then you should avoid acid loving plants
  • But if you wish to grow some acid loving plants then use ericaceous compost
  • You can use this compost with your garden soil
  • Another way to make your soil more acid is to
    • Add ammonium sulphate
    • Mulch around plants with pine needles
  • Soils in the midlands of Ireland are generally alkaline
  • Soils in the south west of Ireland are generally acidic

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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